What’s so great about reusables bags?
The average reusable bag has a lifespan equal to that of more than 700 disposable plastic bags.
One person using reusable bags over their lifetime would remove 22,000+ plastic bags from the environment
Thousands of disposable plastic bags litter our county. How often do you see a reusable bag as litter?
Get the facts:
Billions of plastic bags become litter: Only 2% of plastic bags are recycled in the United States. (EPA) Most are thrown out.
Plastic bags can take 15-1000 years to decompose: Bags need exposure to sunlight to decompose. (www.thebalance.com)
Plastic bags make up more than 10% of washed up debris on the U.S. coastline: Plastic bags often come from inland streams and can be ingested by marine animals or entrap them. (www.reusethisbag.com)
Good quality reusable bags are affordable and available: From flat bottomed stiff insulated bags to floppy net bags, there is something for everyone.
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